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uranium

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Symantec: Stuxnet clues point to uranium enrichment target

Worm looks for systems using a frequency converter and tries to speed up and slow down motors--in essence sabotaging them, expert says.

By November 15, 2010

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The 404 230: Where we've got depleted uranium on justthetip

404 time! Wilson, MTI and the Mantern hijack the show while Jeff tours Canada and Justin suffers from radiation poisoning. With Wilson at the helm, the show starts to sound like NPR, but a few below-the-belt comments from the Mantern get things back on tr

By November 18, 2008

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The fungus among us takes on depleted uranium

Scottish researchers use fungi to stabilize depleted uranium.

By May 8, 2008

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DOE, NASA testing fission reactor for spaceflight

This uranium-based reactor would use nuclear fission energy to power small spacecraft and possibly installations on Mars.

By November 26, 2012

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So, Kodak -- about that nuclear reactor in your basement

It seems that, until 2006, Kodak had a basement that housed a nuclear reactor, complete with a cache of weapons-grade uranium. How did the company get away with that?

By May 14, 2012

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Iran to ban Samsung over explosive Israeli cable ad?

Tehran is reportedly rather upset about a commercial in which a Mossad agent's Samsung tablet is instrumental in accidentally blowing up an Iranian uranium enrichment plant.

By February 3, 2012

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Is a nuclear-powered car in our future?

Thorium is being explored as a less toxic and more plentiful element than uranium to use in nuclear reactors--but could it also be used to power vehicles?

By September 1, 2011

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Plutonium threat at Japan reactor, expert warns

The mixed oxide fuel used in the reactor where an explosion occurred today is more toxic than regular uranium, a Japanese nuclear expert warns.

By March 14, 2011

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New Stuxnet whodunit: Malware existed two years earlier than anyone knew

Symantec researchers report uncovering an earlier version of the computer virus -- one from 2005. The virus was later found to have inflicted damage on Iran's nuclear enrichment program.

By February 26, 2013